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Apply to Clinical Teaching

You must meet all the following prerequisites to apply to clinical teaching.

Step 1: Apply to the Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Prior to seeking admission for clinical teaching, students must have applied or been admitted to the Tarleton Teacher Education Program.

Step 2: Meet all Prerequisites Outlined by Content Area(s)

Step 3: Attend a Mandatory Meeting

You must attend one of the clinical teaching meetings either by Zoom or Zoom recording before applying. This is where you will be given the information to apply and advised of any changes to the program. You must meet the application deadline to be eligible for placement.

Clinical teachers for Spring 2023 must attend a mandatory live or recorded Zoom meeting to qualify for placement. Zoom links will be sent out via the EAB notification system to your email account for all students enrolled in Spring 2022 Block II, or sent by course instructors. Comprehensive Certification Testing information will also be covered.

All Campuses

The meetings will be held virtually using Zoom. Links to the meetings will be sent out to Tarleton email address via the EAB System. Teacher Education Program candidates must get in the habit of checking their Tarleton email account so important announcements are not missed.


Step 4: Apply for Clinical Teaching

The Clinical Teaching Application is due one year prior to the semester in which the clinical teaching will be done. A background consent must be submitted as well which is included in the application. Please note: you must select school districts within a 60 mile radius of the Tarleton campus where you attend classes. The following dates are the final deadlines to apply:

  • Fall: September 30th
  • Spring: February 3rd

No late applications will be accepted.